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Kennedys partner sued for defamation
Hong Kong Ding Dong ... read more > (1 comment)
Lawyer struck off for "borrowing" money from clients
Misappropriated more than AUD150,000 ... read more >
Lawyer suspended for ranting against judges
Shouty lawyer gets shouted down ... read more >
Lawyer berated for missing court hearings
And wasting the court's time ... read more >
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The Legal Agony ... read more >
Slater & Gordon to sue Watchstone over disastrous £637m Quindell deal
Battered PI firm looking for a scrap ... read more > (4 comments)
Judge lambasts law firm over bill to client
Slippery firm tried to use "hopeless technical points" ... read more >
Tribunal suspends lawyer for authorising a fraudulent document
2 month suspension ... read more >
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Fat boys, court art and in-house insight ... read more > (1 comment)
Solicitor investigated for seducing women with fake Bollywood photo
His lover went nuclear after discovering she'd been 'catfished' ... read more > (11 comments)
Former HSF lawyer cleared of grabbing woman's crotch in public
Dragged through court process but found to be innocent ... read more >
Lawyer jailed for drink driving
Claimed that "business etiquette" required him to drink ... read more >
Man sues airline after allegedly finding a needle in his meal
Obscure claim of the week ... read more >
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Date a pig! Kirkland accidentally touts viagra! Agony! Theatre! ... read more >
KWM opens "hardship fund" for staff
Some good eggs ... read more > (3 comments)
Clifford Chance pulls out of Bangkok and Indonesia
Does the double ... read more >
Osborne Clarke to launch in China
Shanghai gets the nod ... read more >
Judge berates law firm for "incomprehensible" $239,485 bill
Firm bollocked for "waste and unnecessary duplication" ... read more >
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The Legal Agony ... read more >
Former S&G lawyer struck off after stealing over $1.8 million
Nicked funds from the estates of plane crash victims ... read more > (5 comments)
Judge praises drug dealer's "good business model"
But also told him meth dealing "wasn't the best business" ... read more >
Corporate lawyer quits legal world for nappy business
Where there's muck, there's brass ... read more >
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The Legal Agony and in-house wildlife ... read more >
200 ex-KWM staff bring employment claim
Fallout continues ... read more >
Court of Appeal lambasts judge for taking four days to read a judgment
17 hour verdict over spooked horse case ... read more >
Drunk lawyer convicted of assaulting police officers
And banned from 225 pubs and bars ... read more >
Man held in custody for over two weeks without a lawyer
Due to "administrative error" ... read more >
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Desperate marketing, Lima law firm boss, the legal agony and in-house lawyer species ... read more >
Lawyer challenges validity of search after he claims police roughed him up
Police found two bags of meth on him ... read more >
Man in court for avoiding payment of bill by swimming into the sea
Court hearing of the week ... read more >
Exclusive: Lima law firm boss trolls Chambers & Partners
Picked a very odd time to do it ... read more >
The RoF blogs
More desperate marketing, Legal Agony and Chambers & Partners ... read more >
Ex-Addleshaw Goddard Managing Associate suspended for three months
After being caught with enough meth to fell a small rhino ... read more > (1 comment)
KWM exits Saudi Arabia
Scales back again ... read more > (2 comments)
Lawyer sentenced to six months' home detention
Ripped off clients ... read more >
Lawyer sues Google over search results
Doesn't want to appear on the internet as a "gangland lawyer" ... read more >
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Desperate marketing, eating in Venice, and the Legal Agony ... read more >
Exclusive: Slaughter and May makes up same partner twice
Due to separate Hong Kong partnership ... read more > (1 comment)
Exclusive: Judge's fantastic instructions for interns revealed
"Don't come in with a two day metrosexual stubble. This is not a nightclub" ... read more > (4 comments)
Exclusive: Law firms to release branded children's stories
Unbelievable books will hit shelves tomorrow ... read more >
Herbies partners share their experiences of mental health issues
RollOnFriday tips its hat ... read more >
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Featuring leather-clad lawyers on motorbikes. Plus Channel 4 seeks lawyers willing to go on the run for £100k prize ... read more >
Exclusive: KWM invites shafted trainees to apply for jobs - as paralegals
Cheeky gets ... read more >
Exclusive: GDL and LPC provider creates fictional testimonials
If you missed the asterisk you might think it was heaven ... read more >
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The Legal Agony on a smelly trainee ... read more >
Exclusive: KWM launches freelance lawyer business
But will ex staff who were shafted, apply? ... read more > (2 comments)
Defendant's mum hurls sunglasses at judge in court
Could have taken someone's eye out ... read more >
Former lawyer held by police on drug trafficking charges
Busted again ... read more >
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Scarface strikes ... read more >
Police investigate lawyer for High Court selfie
Photo was bad, but not a crime ... read more >
Lawyer jailed after billing client whilst receiving legal aid
Busted for double bubble ... read more >
Australian solicitor busted for fare dodging
But stays on the roll ... read more >
Lawyers sue Chinese government for pollution
Smog in the city ... read more >
The RoF Blogs
Cringe at ex-KWM boss, credit a great partner profile ... read more >
Exclusive: KWM blasted for snatching IP rights at law "hackathon"
Fury at small print sneakiness ... read more > (3 comments)
KWM partners launch "hardship fund" for shafted staff
Some good eggs ... read more >
Lawyer struck off for ripping off clients
Misappropriated over $270,000 ... read more >
Lawyer leaves millions to animal charity in her will
And animal centre is named after her ... read more > (1 comment)
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The Not 100 list, Legal Agony and a defence of in-house lawyers ... read more >
Slater & Gordon worth less than nothing
Debts outstrip assets ... read more > (6 comments)

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